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Crittenton Hospital Offers Assistance for Joint Pain

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI, May 8, 2013 – Joints provide support to help individuals move and take on daily activities. Any damage from disease or injury can interfere with movement and cause joint pain, ranging from discomfort to debilitating. To assist those seeking information and help, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center has assembled tips and resources in one easy-to-navigate online portal. Orthopaedic Wellness information to help manage joint pain is contained on the Crittenton website at http://www.crittenton.com/orthopaedic-wellness. Visitors will find:

  • Tips to help guard joints against injury and disease
  • Joint specific prevention advice for knees, hips and spine
  • Indications as to when it is time to see a doctor
  • Information about the Crittenton Joint Center

Joint pain is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctors. Crittenton’s Orthopaedic Wellness online resources fulfill the hospital’s mission to inspire individuals to care for their joints through prevention and knowledge. If the need arises to visit an orthopaedic specialist or have surgery, Michigan’s most advanced Joint Center at Crittenton Hospital and its nationally recognized surgeons focus on what matters most: quality, expertise, clinical excellence, innovation and patient satisfaction.  For more information about Crittenton’s Joint Center or Orthopaedic Wellness tips visit http://www.crittenton.com/orthopaedic-wellness.

About Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center located at 1101 W. University Drive, Rochester, Michigan is a 290-bed acute health care facility serving communities in Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties. The medical staff of nearly 500 physicians provides a wide range of medical specialties. Crittenton’s partnerships with the University of Michigan Health System for electrophysiology and cardiovascular surgery, and the Cancer Center for oncology services make it the destination of choice in its community. As a fully-accredited teaching facility, Crittenton provides a campus for residents from Wayne State University’s School of Medicine who are specializing in Family Medicine  and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT). Crittenton also is a teaching campus for nurses from Oakland University’s School of Nursing.  For more information visit www.crittenton.com or call 248-652-5000.